Small Farms Field Day June 14, 2018 (Free)

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Hosted by N.C. Cooperative Extension at N.C. A&T State University, Small Farms Field Day is an annual free event that showcases ongoing agricultural research and demonstration projects.
DateThursday, June 14, 2018
Time8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: The N.C. A&T State University Farm, 3136 McConnell Road, Greensboro, NC 27405
Cost: FREE! (must preregister)
Registration: Small Farms Field Day page o
r contact Tiffany Slade at sladet@ncat.edu or 336.285.4653. – Advance registration required by June 7.
Additional Information: If you have a person with a disability and need assistance to participate in this activity, please contact Betty Rodriguez at bmrodrig@ncat.edu or 336-285-4680 before June 4, 2018.
 
The projects focus on sustainable agricultural practices that help small- and limited-resource farmers make more profits.
 
Tours and On-farm Demonstrations
  • Equipment and Small Machines for Small Farms
  • Ginger: How to Grow, Add Value & Make it Profitable
  • Industrial Hemp: CBD Varieties and Fertility
  • Raising Resilient Goats
  • Beef Cattle: Productivity and Income
Displays and Presentations
  • Making Money to Grow Organic Vegetables
  • Heir-Property: Issues for Small Farmers and Woodland Owners
  • Food Safety Modernization Act: What You Need to Know
  • Injuries in Agriculture: A Comparison to Other Industries
  • Fit Farmers, Fit Families, Fit Fields
  • Cookies Made with Grape Seeds and Skins
  • Onion Peel: Reducing Obesity and Inflammation
  • Low-Fat Fried Foods and Human Health
  • Reducing Ammonia from Poultry Litter in Broiler Chicken Houses
  • Producing High-Value Bio-Fertilizers
 
Rain or shine. Lunch included.